|Zappa as DJ|
From a program recorded in 1968, Tom Donahue interviews Frank Zappa about his life and work, and allows the irreverent rock star to present some of his favorite music. The ensuing free form program ranges from surf music, doo-wop, jazz, the blues, to the works of Pierre Boulez. The song selection is very informative for any fan of Zappa’s music, as one can easily trace the influence of all these styles on his own creative output, be it the cheesy harmonies of 1950s pop songs or the intricate p...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Popular Music; Frank Zappa
|Zion I by Jan Paul Wendt|
A recording of “Zion I” by Jan Paul Wendt. According to the accompanying literature found with the tape, and likely written by the composer: “The palace of holiness in the midst is the true meaning of the word Zion, symbolizing the center of the wheel of life that radiates, in time and space, all the endless and diverse manifestations of its ever-becoming breath of life or prana." “(Nothing else need to be added...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electronic; Electro-Acoustic; Ambient sounds